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USA: Stop the Execution of Bernardo Aban Tercero (UA 176/15)
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has called for a stay of execution in the case of Nicaraguan national Bernardo Abán Tercero, who is due to be put to death in Texas on 26 August. It has concluded that his consular and fair trial rights were violated.
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